2019 NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts #NIFCA Literary Arts 2018 forms are available!  This annual #artsfestival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Eligibility: Bajan Citizens globally and legal residents of Barbados.

2018 NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts #NIFCA Literary Arts 2018 forms are available!  This annual #artsfestival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Eligibility: Bajan Citizens globally and legal residents of Barbados.

Saluting Caribbean Children’s Authors #ICBD April 2

International Children’s Book Day… is wonderful – pausing to consider how books influence young minds and the celebration of their creators. But then, it also made me also think about the under-representation of the creative children’s authors, writers, storytellers, poets and illustrators the Caribbean when observing this day.

2014 Downloadable NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Literary Arts 2014 forms are available!  This Arts Festival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Download the  2014 NIFCA Literary Arts Rules and Entry Form (1)! Eligibility: Citizens and legal residents of Barbados.  Barbadians from […]

Bim Lit Fest 2014 Programme

 BIM LITERARY FESTIVAL & BOOK FAIR 15-17 MAY, 2014  PROGRAMME   THEME – CROSSINGS: BREAKING BORDERS Venue: Festival Tent, Independence Square (unless otherwise stated) Thursday       7.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.   Opening Ceremony: Walcott-Warner Theatre, The May 15 Errol Barrow Centre, UWI, Cave Hill Campus. Madre of Ceremony: Icil Phillips Friday May 16   10.00 a.m. […]

BimLitFest 2014 (Barbados)

#BimLItFest 2014 – bi-annual literary festival in Barbados with a weekend of workshops, readings and more for adults AND children – May 15 – 17th 2014-  in Bridgetown the capital. FEE: Some workshops and activities are free and others are a nominal fee of about US$18.  Follow social meda and website for most up-to-date info. […]

BGIS/ UNICEF Poster Competition (Barbados)

The Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS) and United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) came together as co-sponsors for a poster competition entitled, “Bullying Is Everybody’s Problem”. Theme:  Bullying is everybody’s problem. How can you prevent it, detect it or report it? Who’s eligible: Both primary and secondary schools. At the primary school level, Classes 1 […]

2013 Downloadable NIFCA Literary Arts Form (Barbados)

The National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) Literary Arts 2013 forms are available!  This Arts Festival taking place in the last quarter of the year, is organized by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados. Download the  NIFCA Lit Arts 2013 Rules! Eligibility: Citizens and legal residents of Barbados.  Barbadians from around the WORLD may […]

NIFCA 2012 Calendar (Barbados)

al National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA) 2012 Calendar by the National Cultural Foundation of Barbados NCF). Go to their website for news and events of NIFCA 2012. Look out for the activities in all the disciplines. (Click on the image to zoom in)

Anansesem (Cbean children’s ezine)

Anansesem is according, to Managing Editor, Summer Edward, “a one-of-its-kind online magazine of Caribbean and related writing and illustration for children, by adults and children” launched in May 2010.  An in depth interview with Summer, is available at Caribbean Literary Salon . They are seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry and visual art by aspiring and established […]

Smories.com (US)

Smories.com is a place for children’s story writers (published and unpublished, professional & amateur) to get their work published online, whilst retaining all rights. If you have an unpublished children’s story, you can submit it below.  They are offering US$1,500 worth of prize money for the 5 best stories submitted each month.  The current competition closes 31 […]

Cricket Magazine (USA children’s mkt)

CRICKET is now published by Carus Publishing Company and is part of the Cricket Magazine Group that includes SPIDER® magazine, LADYBUG® magazine, and a selection of other fine literary and nonfiction magazines. CRICKET, for readers ages 9 to 14, publishes original stories, poems, and articles written by the world’s best authors for children and young adults. […]

Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards

Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards Calling All Children’s Book Publishers This is the call to enter your  releases in the  annual Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, designed to honor the year’s best children’s books, authors and illustrators written in English or Spanish and intended for the North American market.. The new book awards programme will accept entries […]

National Independence Festival Of Creative Arts (Barbados)

The National Cultural Foundation of Barbados (NCF) hosts the National Independence Festival Of Creative Arts NIFCA celebrating Barbados’ anniversary of Independence via the arts: music, culinary, drama/speech, visual and of course literary. It has been launched for the last few years in September culminating in December, at the Awards Ceremony at Ilaro Court, The Prime […]